Orchard Park Town Board members have selected Jorge S. de Rosas to serve the vacancy in Town Court when Judge Lynn W. Keane resigns to become a state Supreme Court justice.
Keane was elected Nov. 7.
The Town Board's appointment of de Rosas to town justice will become effective when Keane submits a letter of resignation, when she takes the oath or Jan. 3, according to the resolution passed by the board.
De Rosas is a confidential law clerk to state Supreme Court Justice Emilio Colaiacovo. A 2000 graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School, he has been in private practice, and previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney and assistant Erie County district attorney.